|Type Commemorative Medal|
Established 6 June 1962
|Status Currently awarded|
|Awarded for Participating in operations outside national territory|
Next (higher) Medal of French Gratitude
Next (lower) Médaille de la Défense nationale
The Overseas Medal (French: Médaille d'Outre-Mer) is a commemorative or campaign medal issued to members of the French Armed Forces for participating in operations outside national territory. It replaced the French Colonial Medal by decree on 6 June 1962.
The areas of service are indicated by a gilt silver campaign clasp, there are currently 13 available: